Best Chinese Fantasy Dramas

China is famous for its films. Particularly popular, both in the Middle Kingdom and abroad, have acquired serial projects. We have collected the 10 most interesting Chinese fantasy series with translation: you can enjoy them now.

Magical Nights of the Tang Dynasty (2018)

The series in the genre of mystical fantasy has been released in China since 2018, and with Russian voice acting since 2019. But he has already managed to win the love of both Chinese and Russian viewers. In the center of the plot is a young Ye Yuan An, an amateur detective.

What do you think, is it worth filming a sequel, and what should be in it?

Romantic feelings arise between the girl and the slave Mu Le. One problem: the guy does not remember who he really is. Perhaps Yuan An could help him regain his memory? In the meantime, together with detective Zhao Lan Zhi, the heroes are trying to solve complicated crimes.

Original title:
The Magical Nights of
Glorious

Tang Wu Qian, Zhai Tian Lin, Zheng Ye Cheng

Country:
China

The Legend of Zu (2015)

A Chinese historical fantasy series about the Zu clan. The family has kept the magical Scarlet Soul Stone for many centuries. This artifact can endow its owner with great power or cause uncontrollable aggression.

However, at the beginning of the story, the stone was placed in a “living vessel” – the main character, the young son of the six stars Ding Yin. He will have to learn to live with a powerful artifact inside and resist those who want to take possession of the stone for the sake of vile goals.

Original title:
Shu shan zhan ji zhi jian xia chuan qi

Cast:
William Chan, Louis Fan, Han Yuqin

Country:
China

Rating:
IMDb – 6.3

Legends (2019)

A young girl, Lu Zhao Yao, leads the Ten Thousand Murders cult. Guardian Li Chen Lan is secretly in love with the leader, but carefully hides his feelings behind a mask of feigned indifference and coldness.

One day, Lu Zhao Yao goes in search of his predecessor’s sword and is ambushed. The girl mistakenly thinks that Li Chen Lan is involved in the failure of her mission. And then the heroine begins to hatch a plan of revenge …

Original title:
The Legends

Cast:
Zhang Xin, Li Zi Feng, Bai Lu

Country:
China

Your Highness (2017)

This Chinese fantasy series with Russian voice acting tells about the world of online games. The protagonist Qin Zhan is one of the best players in the computer game “Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils”. One day the guy agrees to help his new friend deal with the passage of locations.

Once in the game, Qin Zhan can no longer exit it. He becomes one of the characters in the magical world, which has magical skills. Now the hero is forced to fight alone with everyone, because the inhabitants of this game world consider the guy their enemy.

Original Title :
Your Highness

Cast:
Kenny Kwan, Sun Xue Ning, Li Si Yang

Country:
China

Flower Journey (2015)

When the main character of this series was born, flowers wilted all over the district, and gloomy clouds covered the sky. She is the goddess of misfortune, and therefore was given the name Hua Qian Gu, which means “Thousand Withered Flowers.”

When the baby grew up, she decides to learn martial arts. To do this, the girl goes to meet Bai Zi Hua, the immortal guardian of the mortal realm.

Original title:
Hua qian gu

Cast:
Zhao Liying, Wallace Huo, Li Chun

Country:
China

Rating:
IMDb – 6.9

Suffocating Sweetness, Frosty Ashes (2018)

This 2018 Chinese fantasy series centers on Jin Mi, the daughter of the Goddess of Flowers. The story begins with the murder of her father and the death of her mother. A lonely girl meets two sons of the Heavenly Emperor. One is the white dragon Run Yu, the other is the fiery phoenix Xu Feng.

Both boys dream of winning the girl’s heart. However, Jin Mi suspects one of them of killing his father and destroys him, avenging his family. A millennium later, an enraged Xu Feng is reborn and goes on the hunt for his former lover.

Original title:
Xiang mi chen chen jin ru shuang

Cast:
Deng Lun, Leo Luo, Yang Zi

Country:
China

Rating:
IMDb – 8.7

Legend of the White Snake (2019)

The series is about Bai Su Zhen. This is the spirit of the white snake, which has gained the ability to turn into a young girl. The heroine improves herself and decides to live like an ordinary person, not devouring human souls to increase her strength.

Her earthly life is closely connected with a young doctor named Xu Xuan, with whom Bai Su Zhen immediately develops a mutual attraction. Another character is a monk who sees in the heroine only the embodiment of evil and dreams of destroying her.

Original Title :
Legend of White Snake

Cast:
Yu Meng Long, Ju Jing Yi, Ma Ge

Country:
China

Rating:
IMDb – 6.1

Demon Girl (2016)

The fantasy series from China is divided into two phases. In the first part, which takes place in 1900, a woman saved her family from an attack by invaders. For this, she was forced to turn into a demon and die. Her husband and two daughters survived.

After 15 years, the eldest girl Qing Chen discovers the same demonic abilities that her mother had. She falls in love with police officer Ming Xia and is torn between wanting to live a normal human life and her demonic self.

Original title:
Ban yao qing cheng

Cast:
Zhang Zhehan, Li Yitong, Mersat

Country:
China

Rating:
IMDb – 6.7

Tale of the Condor Heroes (2014)

The main character is a young sorceress from the mysterious Order of the Guardians. Fate decreed that she had to hide in the world of ordinary people.

The heroine is full of prejudice: she does not believe in love and does not trust any of the men. But unexpectedly for herself, the sorceress falls in love with a mere mortal. Now she has to sort out her feelings and protect the world.

Original Title :
The Romance of the Condor Heroes

Cast:
Chen Xiao, Michelle Chen, Viann Zhang

Country:
China

Striking at Every Turn (2011)

The heroine of this Chinese series, Zhang Xiao, gets into a car accident and after this accident is suddenly transported several centuries ago, during the Qing Dynasty. The girl wakes up in the body of the aristocrat Maertai Jo Xi.

Zhang Xiao is trying to return home to his own time. And in parallel, she is involved in a dangerous struggle for power. The heroine wants to change what is happening for the better, but very quickly realizes that it is she who is the cause of many tragedies.

Original Title :
Bu bu jing xin

Cast:
Cecilia Liu, Nikki Wu, Kevin Cheng

Country:
China

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 8.3, IMDb – 7.9

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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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